I am trying to setup a Gentoo Linux USB key, I have mostly been following this guide;
but I just can't get grub to read the menu.1st file. The weird thing is, when I get to the 'minimal console' I can type
The menu screen loads up as you would expect, the MemTest86+ option works, the other two don't, but one problem at a time ;-)
This is the grub.conf / menu.1st file contents:
It does say on the guide that isofs doesn't support symlinks, but I'm not using isofs, the partition I am booting off is ext2.
Besides, it (almost) works when I type it from the console. I have tested this on two separate computers, both with very different BIOS chips I get the same result with both.
Also could someone explain why we need both a menu.1st and grub.conf, which is the more 'correct' one to use?
here is a copy of my grub.conf for reference.
kernel /boot/vmlinuz real_root=/dev/loop0 looptype=squashfs loop=/livecd.squashfs vga=ask initrd udev nodevfs cdroot dodmraid
title LiveUSB NO-FB
kernel /boot/vmlinuz real_root=/dev/loop0 looptype=squashfs loop=/livecd.squashfs initrd udev nodevfs cdroot dodmraid
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